HCL hack IITK 2020 | HCLTech


HCLTech is proud to be associated with IIT Kanpur as the title sponsor of HCLTech hack IITK 2020 – The Cybersecurity Hackathon. Better solutions are born out of great collaboration. It is in this pursuit that HCLTech partners with IIT KANPUR for the HCLTech hack IITK 2020 to explore creative ideas for current and near-cybersecurity related challenges. Through this association we aim to make available a platform for the budding bright minds, to showcase their acumen in the field of cybersecurity.

IIT KANPUR C3i Hub is among the top research centers in the world and India’s number one Research Center on Cyber Security and Cyber Defense of a Cyber Physical system.

IIT KANPUR C3i Hub addresses the issue of cyber security of a CPS in its entirety, covering all nine layers of the CPS. The C3iHub Incubates Inter-Disciplinary Innovations by providing opportunities to investigate, test and assess cyber threats in different layers and then find solutions to make the system safe from Cyber threats. All this under the guidance of eminent faculty of IIT Kanpur actively engaged at the C3iHub

This Cyber Security Hackathon is designed by the Professors at the IIT KANPUR C3i Hub. The participating teams will have the opportunity to identify, assess, build and test a robust cyber defense solutions to a given practical problem. In the process they will get an opportunity to get mentored by eminent faculty of IIT KANPUR C3i Hub.All participants get to attend Webinars by Industry experts, and possibility of Incubating your winning solutions into a Startup supported by Industry or IIT KANPUR C3iHub.

For Technology Enthusiasts, employed, students or Startups, this is not an opportunity to be missed. Participate as teams and win fabulous prizes.


  • First prize – INR 5 Lakhs & AWS Credits worth $ 5,000
  • Second Prize – INR 2.5 Lakhs & AWS Credits worth $ 5,000
  • Third Prize – INR 1.5 Lakhs & AWS Credits worth $ 5,000
  •  Merit Certificate – Top 25 meritorius teams

Jury’s award for promising startup - $ 2500 IBM cloud credits

Opportunity for Interview to certificate holders with the relevant partnering entities

Opportunity to incubate the winning ideas at C3i

This is a team event with NO Registration Fee.

  • Students – Open to all disciplines
  • Employed - Professionals with Bachelors Degree in 2017 or later
  • Startups - Young new Startups with founders eligibility as defined above